Mining experts confer at copper conference

Experts from industry, government and academia will converge on Adelaide to discuss the latest developments in one of South Australia’s biggest businesses: copper mining.

On Friday 1 October the annual assembly of the Premier’s Research and Industry Fund (PRIF) Consortium Unlocking Complex Resources through Lean Processing will discuss how to improve every stage of copper mining from resource definition to processing.

“Our Consortium has experts who are undertaking projects that apply mathematical modelling and computer science to guide optimisation of mining and mineral processing and which focus on specific areas of interest to our industry end-user partners BHP Olympic Dam and OZ Minerals,” said the University of Adelaide’s Professor Nigel Cook, Director of the Consortium and Chair of the assembly.

Read the full article in the UoA Newsroom.


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